DIY Colorful Table Numbers with Cricut + Martha Stewart

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DIY Colorful Table Numbers with Cricut Explore Air 2 Martha Stewart EditionWe picked our wedding colors last week which means it’s finally full steam ahead with the DIYS! And if you didn’t already assume, we’re using just about one of each color. Naturally.

For my first wedding project, I wanted to start with something I knew we’d need, regardless if any other details change. Plus, what better way to kick things off than with a rainbow of colorful table numbers?! Here’s how I made them + a sneak peek at the colors we picked: Continue reading…

#TheCraftedWife: Our Engagement Party!

DIY Backyard Engagement Party

When Ryan and I got engaged, his parents asked us if we wanted an engagement party. Truthfully, I thought it would end up being something similar to a birthday party. We had already told our friends and family after Ryan asked me and then went right into wedding planning. I cannot tell you how wrong I was! The party ended up being one of the best and most special days of my life. It’s so important to take time and really celebrate your relationship without all of the chaos of wedding planning.

It doesn’t have to cost you a ton of money to throw something special together either! Here’s how our backyard engagement party came together (plus a few tips to keep in mind):

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Studio Warming Party Recap

@thecraftedlife studio warming partyEven though this site is far, far away from being a party blog, I’m a firm believer that all good things should be celebrated. Life is just more fun that way!

Last Saturday we invited friends and family to come check out our new space before furnishing it. It’s been such a whirlwind since signing the lease that it didn’t feel real until I looked around at a room full of people and realized they were in my studio. Like my name is on the door studio. Excuse me while I jump up and down 1,000,000 more times. Anyway, here’s a mini recap in case you missed the Instastory!

@thecraftedlife studio warming party

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10 Gorgeous Tablescapes

10 gorgeous tablescapes to inspire your next dinner party!I absolutely love entertaining. If there was a job where I could just host fancy parties at my house for my friends I would quit blogging in a heartbeat (no offense blog).

My apartment still isn’t completely furnished since my move, just one of the perks of dividing the stuff in a breakup, but I am almost there! As soon as I finish my dining room you better believe that I will be having a dinner party. Until that day, I will just be making up fake dinner menus in my head and dreaming of place settings. Here are ten gorgeous tablescapes I’m currently in love with:

10 gorgeous tablescapes to inspire your next dinner party!1. Summer Dinner Party

10 gorgeous tablescapes to inspire your next dinner party!2. Palm Fronds + Bon Bons

10 gorgeous tablescapes to inspire your next dinner party!3. Rainbow Setting

10 gorgeous tablescapes to inspire your next dinner party!4. Tropical Garden Party

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